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Record 14697

Reading Experience:

'I am reading "1st & Last" which arrived a few days ago. As it isn?t a novel I can?t pontificate on it. However, when I have digested it I shall give you my ideas. There is not doubt whatever that it is a great deal too short, a very great deal.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 18 Nov 1908
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Villa des N?fliers
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Arnold Bennett
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 27 May 1867
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer/journalist/reviewer
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: H. G. Wells
Title: First and Last Things
Genre: Other religious, Social Science, Politics, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: November, 1908
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 14697  
Source - Print  
  Author: Arnold Bennett
  Editor: James Hepburn
  Title: Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915
  Place of Publication: London: Oxford University Press
  Date of Publication: 1968
  Vol: II
  Page: 229
  Additional comments: In a letter from Bennett to H.G. Wells, dated 18 Nov. 1908 from Villa des Nefliers

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 229,, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:



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